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Horace

Quintus Horatius Flaccus, known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus. The rhetorician Quintilian regarded his Odes as just about the only Latin lyrics worth reading: "He can be lofty sometimes, yet he is also full of charm and grace, versatile in his figures, and felicitously daring in his choice of words.".. Read More

BornQuintus Horatius Flaccus
8 December 65 BC
Venusia, Italy, Roman Republic
Died27 November 8 BC (age 56)
Rome
OccupationSoldier, scriba quaestorius, poet, senator
LanguageLatin
NationalityRoman
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